Chapeau meaning

shă-pō
In international law, introductory text appearing in a treaty that broadly defines its principles, objectives, and background.
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A hat.
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A hat.
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A hat.
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(heraldry) A cap of maintenance.
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The mass of grape solids that floats on the surface during the fermentation of wine.
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Origin of chapeau

  • French from Old French chapel from Vulgar Latin cappellus diminutive of Late Latin cappa hooded cloak

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French chapeau

    From Wiktionary